My Library - S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1998-04/05 Articles

Say What? Communicate!

Page:
15
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
S
Description:
Telling manufacturers what you would like for them to produce requires precision, including a specific acceptable price range.

Dinner in the Diner

Page:
17
Author:
Wayne D. Hills
Category:
Passenger Cars
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes the process he went through to build a diner/lounge car for the D&RGW "Royal Gorge" train. He started with an American Models model, but had to significantly modify it. Includes some photos.

In the Beginning was Rivet Scale

Page:
23
Author:
J.F.J. Pereira
Category:
Model Railroad History
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes the first ever models produced in 1:64 scale. Includes photos of some of the surviving older models.

The Gas Electric Known as M-1 Part 1

Page:
27
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Locomotives - Electric
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
The author describes the prototype and the Railmaster Exports kit of the East Broad Top's gas-electric motorcar. Includes several prototype photos and model construction photos, with copies of the instruction sheet's drawing.

Putting 802's on the 44

Page:
31
Author:
Earl Tuson
Category:
Couplers
Scale:
S
Description:
The River Raisin GE 44-ton diesel switcher was designed to fit a Kadee #33 HO-scale coupler. The author describes what he did to get Kadee #802 S-scale couplers fitted to the model.

S-Helpers Service's EMD SW-9 Switcher

Page:
33
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes the prototype SW-9 switcher, and covers how to spot the difference between it and the SW-1200 model that followed it. Includes photos of the interior and exterior of the S-Helper Service's model.

From the Observation Lounge

Page:
37
Author:
Dave Lull
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
The author is considering adding Sn3 to his interests.